Questions tagged [ida]

Interactive Disassembler Professional (formerly IDA Pro), a proprietary multi-platform disassembler by Hex-Rays.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
26 votes
6 answers
3k views

Tools to work cooperatively on the same binary

What's a working tool/methodology to work cooperatively on the same binary (if possible in parallel), that is proven to work? I used various methods long ago to share information with others, but not ...
user avatar
  • 6,529
12 votes
1 answer
2k views

Treating independent code as a function in IDA Pro

When reverse engineering programs, I often find functions like the one below. This function in particular has a set of nested if/else blocks (pink boxes) which would typically be fairly easy to ...
user avatar
  • 1,236
35 votes
3 answers
22k views

What is a FLIRT signature?

I've seen this referenced in a couple of other questions on this site. But what's a FLIRT signature in IDA Pro? And when would I create my own for use?
user avatar
  • 3,866
22 votes
1 answer
6k views

Static analysis of C++ binaries

When reverse engineering binaries compiled from C++, it is common to see many indirect calls to function pointers in vtables. To determine where these calls lead, one must always be aware of the ...
user avatar
  • 1,204
15 votes
4 answers
15k views

What are the essential IDA Plugins or IDA Python scripts that you use? [closed]

I'm a bit of a novice with IDA Pro, and have been discovering some of the excellent plugins available from the RE community as well as its vendors. My small list of plugins that I have found extremely ...
user avatar
  • 7,342
22 votes
7 answers
7k views

How is a structure located within a disassembled program?

I took a basic 40-hr Reverse Engineering course a few summers ago. While teaching us to use IDAPro, the instructor demonstrated, rather quickly and without explaining much, how to label certain ...
user avatar

1
36 37 38 39
40